Your Support Is Crucial

Contributions have fallen off a cliff. Your support now is more crucial than ever. I know you, like me, have been inspired by these deep dialogues as they empower, support, and encourage profound connection and communication between human beings. As you know, this is a most necessary quality needed in media today. Support of New Dimensions from our listeners has been incalculable. I can’t tell you how important your partnership is in this endeavor. The New Dimensions team, some of whom have been working with New Dimensions on and off for 40 years, are so dedicated to the history and
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Editor’s Desk: The Joy of Living In The Question

It was Joseph Campbell from whom I first heard this Rilke quote: “Be patient toward all that is unsolved in your heart and to try to love the questions themselves like locked rooms and like books that are written in a very foreign tongue. Do not now seek the answers, which cannot be given you because you would not be able to live them. And the point is, to live everything. Live the questions now. Perhaps you will then gradually, without noticing it, live along some distant day into the answer.” from Letters to a Young Poet. Today, as I
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A Favorite Quote from a New Dimensions Guest : David Bedrick, JD, DIPL PW

Earth now is your mother, as you were mine, my earth, my sustenance and my strength, and now without you I turn to your mother and seek from her that I may meet you again in rock and stone. Whisper to the stone, I love you. Whisper to the rock, I found you. Whisper to the earth, Mother, I have found her, and I am safe and always have been. David Ignatow (1914-1997) American Poet, “Kaddish”   “This is part of a poem titled “Kaddish” by David Ignatow. Kaddish is a traditional Jewish prayer for the dead. In the poem,
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Learning To Love Well – Thoughts On A Long-Lasting Relationship with Linda Carroll

Free Listening Through August 11, 2020:   Keep listening while you browse! Click on the Pop out player button, above on the right. Linda Carroll shares her professional and personal insights into the reality of maintaining a lasting, loving relationship. She describes the stages of relationships, each with distinct characteristics and accompanying lessons. There’s an evolution happening within each relationship that forces us to make important decisions about ourselves and the trajectory of our personal growth. Carroll reminds us that love isn’t just about riding happily into the sunset. Most relationships will cycle through changes and challenges. “The trouble isn’t that
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Music Playlist for New Dimensions August 2020 Programs

Airing August 5 – 11, 2020 Weaving The Fabric Of The World With Our Stories with Rebecca Solnit Program 3532 From Album: New Friend  Artist: Eugene Friesen with Paul Halley on piano 1986 Living Music Records CD #LMRCD-7 Essay: Track 06 New Friend Music Break 1: Track 01 First Ride Music Break 2: Track 09 Full Circle Music Break 3: Track 09 Full Circle (reprise) Airing August 12 – 18, 2020 The Power Of  Trees And Chanting To Heal with Shannon Sullivan Program 3704 From Album:  Rhythms of Awakening Artist: Glen Velez 2005 Sounds True #M923D Opening Essay: Track 01 Ostia
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Books by Michael Toms and Justine Willis Toms

These books were authored by New Dimensions Radio co-founders, Michael Toms and Justine Willis Toms.         Small Pleasures: Finding Grace in a Chaotic World by Justine Toms Published: September 3, 2008 ISBN-10: 1571745866 ISBN-13: 978-1571745866 Buy on Amazon This collection of forty-nine short meditative essays helps readers to turn aside from their chaotic lives for a while to experience grace and possibility in the small, critically important things in life. Author Justine Toms divides the book into five sections, each with essays that draw upon her many connections and her wealth of experiences. Read more >> True Work:
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Coming in August

Free Listening Air Dates The “Airing” dates below indicate when radio stations air our programs. FREE LISTENING for each program is available for two weeks following the initial air date.  Just go to our Home Page and scroll down to Free Listening.  All of these featured programs are one hour long, and are available for purchase and download. Airing August 5 – 11, 2020 Weaving The Fabric Of The World With Our Stories with Rebecca Solnit Program 3532 Rebecca Solnit discusses how all of us are connected to one another as though we are threads woven into the fabric of the
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Spotlight: Buddhism and the Challenges of Everyday Life

  According to the Buddha, the path of kindness is the path of happiness. Because this is easier said than done, there are scores of long-term meditators who have come to realize that spiritual practice does not always eliminate the psychological problems they hoped it would. Buddhist teacher Ethan Nichtern looks at Buddhist thought as a useful psychological, philosophical, and ethical system that anyone can make use of. Pilar Jennings, Ph.D. gives us insights into the difference between bringing our personal baggage to a teacher or to a therapist. Beloved Buddhist teacher Sylvia Boorstein, Ph.D. brings warmth, humor, and real-life
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Has Your Membership Lapsed?

    In this dopamine infused technology era it’s more important than ever to have real conversations with real people about what we’re going through and what we’re experiencing. What makes New Dimensions so special is it unpacks the stories behind stories in its own way to make the world a better place.   Shiv Singh (co-author with Rohini Lutha, Ph.D.) of Savvy: Navigating Fake Companies, Fake Leaders and Fake News in the Post Trust Era   If your membership in Friends of New Dimensions (FOND) has lapsed, please come back! Our members provide 80% of financial support for New
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Igniting And Sustaining Your Genius with Michael Gelb, Ph.D.

How can we keep that sparkle and lively energy that we enjoyed as a child? Gelb suggests it can be done by raising our qi or vital energy. He has some simple practices that can immediately turn our low energy into exuberance. He says, “Some people had that energy when they were younger but the pilot light has gone…I’ve put together the most essential, most powerful, most useful things I’ve learned in my life about how you can develop a creative mind set, and how you can supercharge these most powerful, creative tools [by raising your] Qi.” This, he says, goes beyond
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